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“Writing from Portland, the hub of the American cycling renaissance, Jeff Mapes, brimming with passion, humor and salutary insight, makes an admirably clearheaded, convincing and, ultimately, humane argument for making more room for the two-wheeler, in our lives and on our roads.”

–Tom Vanderbilt, author of Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us)

"Finally, the bicycling movement gets the serious examination that it deserves.”

– Jane Holtz Kay, author of Asphalt Nation: How the Automobile Took Over America and How We Can Take It Back

“… great ammunition for those of us who would like to see American cities become more bike-friendly…"

Pedaling Revolution is easily the best book-length examination of cycling culture and its connection to big-picture issues…”

“You can’t have a revolution (pedaling or not) without information, and this book just might become one of the sparks that fuels biking’s upcoming boom.”

“Mapes puts a passionate and pragmatic face to the ‘new urban bike movement’ while connecting the dots between cycling culture and a host of quality of life issues.”

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